A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SE of Adak, Alaska (42 miles) on Friday. Event id: us20008hkl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15174437, us20008hkl. Exact location of event, longitude -176.046 West, latitude 51.4092 North, depth = 38.74 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.74 km (24 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:29:17 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 11:29:17 / January 28, 2017 @ 11:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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